Vaguely Blogging Bottom Surgery 

May 19 2014, 10:06 PM   •   7 notes

captainpeachfuzz:

In my ongoing bottom surgery research, I’ve come across some really great Meto results on Dr. Cranes site.  I’m really impressed with Patient C’s penis results, especially since it looks uncircumcised (Link to results below).  The thing that really stands out for me is where everything is places and how the testicles seem very much like a cis mans would be. 

I just wonder how much growth one needs to have to qualify for this procedure. 

Linky

May 19 2014, 02:53 PM   •   14 notes   •   Via: captainpeachfuzz   •   Source: captainpeachfuzz
Do you know of anywhere where you can watch guys who have had phalloplasty jack off?
Anonymous Asked

ftmsextalk:

Hello~

Yes actually!

Xtube has some awesome videos of men who have had Phalloplasty jacking off, peeing, pumping up their balls to get hard, getting BJs and having sex! Here are some awesome links for you!

If you know of anymore links, please send them to me and I will add them to this!

May 11 2014, 07:21 AM   •   232 notes   •   Via: chaseross   •   Source: ftmsextalk
Is there any way to get phalloplasty covered by insurance? My policy does not cover anything related to transgenderism. Can I purchase an additional policy that will?

ftmphalloplasty:

I think you can purchase multiple policies, but I don’t live in the U.S. so I’m not certain.

While it’s easier to get phalloplasty coverage under a policy without trans exclusions, I have heard of guys who appealed denials and managed to get coverage anyway.

If you’re considering attending university, the list of institutions that are including trans health coverage in their student policies is growing steadily.

Just yesterday, it was announced that insurance carriers in Colorado are eliminating trans exclusions, and there are signs that Medicare could cover in the future. Basic Rights Oregon have had big wins in the fight for inclusive health care, and similar victories have been won in California, Colorado, Vermont, and Washington, D.C. Momentum is building!

Once you have a policy that will cover phalloplasty, you’ll need to find a surgeon “in network” or work out an arrangement with the insurance company to fund an out of network surgeon. This may include you paying for some of the surgery expense (if they “cap” the amount they’ll pay.)

Sorry I don’t have a more specific answer, but I hope this helps.

so this is really hard and vulnerable for me to ask but I was wondering if folks could give me information about FTM metoidioplasty and phalloplasty procedures in Montreal?

journeyintomanhood:

alwaysweavingwords:

*feel free to reblog and answer or message
*any info would help - i don’t know what website to look at that will tell me more about the procedures and give me accurate information
*info about coverage etc would be super helpful
*i feel shy talking about bottom stuff but i really need to put this out there into the universe
*thanks folks
*i live in BC, Canada so any relevant info would be helpful thank you

Hey, 

So Dr. Brassard website is http://www.grsmontreal.com/ and it gives an overview of the procedures offered and how they work.

As for coverage in B.C. there is technically a way we could get it covered but the odds are pretty slim. The province just recently decided to fund 5 people a year for 5 years for FtM lower surgery. There are people on the list but no one has been sent because travel isn’t covered and all that. Waiting for coverage would be 5+ years so I plan on going to Dr. Brassard privately. 

As far as I know full metoidioplasty with him (including stay at the post-op clinic) is about $25,000 and for phalloplasty it’s about $43,9000 but don’t take that as complete truth only his clinic will be able to give the proper estimate. 

Also, Dr. Brassard follows the WPATH Standards of Care meaning that you need letters from therapists who also follow those standards of care approving your for the procedure. 

If you have any other questions let me know Zain :) I plan on going to Dr. Brassard so I’ve done quite a bit of research about his team.

May 08 2014, 02:40 PM   •   18 notes   •   Via: journeyintomanhood   •   Source: alwaysweavingwords

General Bottom Surgery Information

gendercube:

I’ve answered information on bottom surgery frequently enough on the Facebook FTM groups that I wanted to put the information on here as well. This will cover very basic information regarding bottom surgery techniques, sensation, and costs. At a later date I will post something more in-depth.

As a basic way of covering what options are available during bottom surgery, how the operations happen, and some discussion of risks associated with each method, you will find this link incredibly helpful: http://gires.org.uk/assets/Support-Assets/lower-surgery.pdf

What I find lacking in this link, though, is that it doesn’t give much attention to the surgical technique of lengthening the nerves already present in the clitoris (in regards to phalloplasty, this isn’t relevant to metoidioplasty). This is where much of the erotic sensation in the phallus will come from. Dr. Crane briefly explains this technique here, in which a nerve is salvaged from the forearm and is connected to the genitals and will extend over a period of months so that the whole phallus has sensation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWl-9Ki6Ias

Losing sensation is not common and often the studies people post to prove otherwise are older studies from the 90’s. At this point these studies are completely irrelevant as surgical techniques have advanced well beyond what they were 20 years ago. A recent study from 2007 was conducted specifically to address genital sensitivity post-op, which is here:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17413887

This study found that “all female-to-male and 85% of the male-to-female patients reported orgasm.” In other words, all FTM patients retained sexual sensation. And keep in mind that this study was conducted 7 years ago, in which time advancements in bottom surgery have continued forward and results are getting better every year. I’ve talked with over 20 people who have completed their phalloplasties and all have retained sexual sensation, although they report that how they experience this sensation is obviously different from before surgery, so it’s takes some adjustment.

Another study was conducted and published in 2011 that reported “Almost all participants were able to achieve orgasm during masturbation and sexual intercourse, and the majority reported a change in orgasmic feelings toward a more powerful and shorter orgasm. Surgical satisfaction was high, despite a relatively high complication rate” (with complication rates being linked almost solely to urethral problems, such as fistulas). This study can be found here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/…/j.1743-6109…/abstract

I post these links as a way of showing that retaining sensation is of utmost important to surgeons and that losing sensation is not the norm, contrary to popular belief. We aren’t reduced to choosing operations based on whether or not we will feel anything afterwards.

As for the costs of the operation, this will vary entirely on what operation you choose, what options you choose in that (you can choose to have/not have testicular implants, urethral lengthening, nerve hook-up, etc), where you have it done, and if insurance can cover it for you. Metoidioplasty can range from $7,500 to over $45,000. Metoidioplasty costs can be found here: http://www.metoidioplasty.net/costs/ (this link also has a lot of information about the different forms of metoidioplasty)

Phalloplasty costs can range much more widely and I don’t know of any links that cover all of the costs in the same way that the above link does. I’ve had price quotes given to me by surgeons and typically all 3 stages can cost about $90,000 all together. This sounds like a lot for an operation but keep in mind that this is 3 operations done over a period of about 1.5 years at minimum and covers a very extensive amount of surgery. These prices will differ of course depending on what surgeons you look at, where they’re located (Thailand has been listed as much less expensive, for instance), and if your insurance will cover it.

May 06 2014, 09:26 PM   •   113 notes   •   Via: anonimotrans   •   Source: gendercube

Metoidioplasty - My Journey to Serbia 

theevolutionofmandotorg:

This is the movie of my journey to Serbia for my metoidioplasty.

The Brazilian Meta: “Ortho-Phalloplasty”

ftmmetoidioplasty:

The O.R. video of a Metoidioplasty surgery done in Brazil has enjoyed more than a few spikes of traffic since it was uploaded to YouTube over a year ago. Narrated in Portuguese, it’s the favorable looking surgery results that are responsible for the video’s popularity.

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Simply stated, this patient got some big results from his Metoidioplasty surgery. Measurements in the video show a length 3.5-4.5”, with considerable girth.

The surgery is performed by Urologist Dr. Carlos Cury in São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil. While Dr. Cury explains how he releases the neophallus by cutting the ligaments that hold it down, and removes fat from the mons area for optimum positioning and prominence, it’s unclear if there’s anything specific to his technique to account for this patient’s size, or if that’s simply a result of genetics.

So, don’t get too excited about this being some newfangled technique.

But chin-up camper because there are numerous anecdotal reports of 4” penises post-meta. Genetics play a big role in determining post-operative size, but pumping, DHT cream and Cialis have also been touted as solid ways of optimizing meta results.

Note: The OR video below is graphic.

April 22 2014, 12:09 PM   •   117 notes   •   Via: drakensberg   •   Source: ftmmetoidioplasty

Urethral Complications during Phalloplasty 

April 04 2014, 07:21 AM   •   11 notes   •   Via: secretlytruscum   •   Source: transsexualism

8 Myths About Transgender Men's Genital Reconstructions 

March 22 2014, 04:02 PM   •   40 notes

truscumrunaway:

paintedparade:

can people please stop comparing bottom surgery results to the dicks that they’ve seen in porn

because most likely if you were AFAB, the vast majority of dicks you’ve seen have come from porn (as opposed to your own or your friends or the locker room)

and dicks in porn are NOT AN ACCURATE REPRESENTATION OF WHAT DICKS LOOK LIKE

SO NO, bottom surgery results are not gonna look like that, because MOST DICKS IN GENERAL DON’T LOOK LIKE THAT

holy shit

It’s true, I get dick pics all the time. Trust me most of them are not gems.

March 22 2014, 03:49 PM   •   140 notes   •   Via: trudre   •   Source: paintedparade

Dr Atala: Lab Grown Penile Implants for Wounded Veterans 

transitionrambling:

You might have heard of Dr Atala before. He was the man behind the lab grown penises implanted on rabbits. These rabbits were able to reproduce normally.

Atala’s research was to be able to use one’s own cells to grow organs and body parts without fear of your body rejecting it.

This was announced around 8 years ago with no further information. But just last year, they announced that the US government will fund Dr Atala and his group for 5 years in order to develop medical procedures for wounded veterans… with the lab grown penises on the to do list.

This means that within 5 years time, surgery to have a surgically attached and fully functional penis will be possible. Only one more, short little jump from that opens the possibilities for transsexual men in the future.

I know I’m excited.

March 22 2014, 03:48 PM   •   211 notes   •   Via: transitionrambling   •   Source: transitionrambling
Hey friends, I have a question and I hope it doesn't offend any other transguys but I hope to have bottom surgery in the future and I'm not sure which one to get. I am pre T and I'm already very big down there so when I go on T i expect it will be larger than maybe the average transguys junk but I've never liked the look of the surgery (the one that begins with M) I'm not sure which to get, could you list the pro's and cons (withpics) of each bottom surgery there is and your preference please :)
Anonymous Asked

ftmsextalk:

Hey! So bottom surgery isn’t for everyone and for the people who decide on getting bottom surgery - deciding on which one can be either really easy, or really tricky. There is no actual list of pros and cons, only because its all personal opinion you know? But I can list you the procedures and explain which one I would get.

Metoidioplasty:

  • Uses your clit that has grown from HRT
  • A ‘release’ of the clitoris is preformed, where the skin under is cut and the attached together under the clit
  • A Urethra Lengthening is performed so you are able to pee through your clit (standing up).
  • Your front hole is closed and some people get testical implants
  • You can penetrate with this dick, but some people cannot (depending on your growth)
  • You can orgasm, but CANNOT cum out of your dick (I have only seen 2 people be able to actually have CUM come out of their dicks but this is SUPER rare)

I made a video about it here:

If you want images, check out this tag :D

Phalloplasty:

  • Most common: They take the skin from your non-dominant arm and make that into your new phallus.
  • The front hole is closed
  • Testical implants
  • Urethra Lenghtening
  • Some people get an erectile implant, where they can pump the balls or press a button to become hard
  • The clit can stay exposed under the pahllus OR you can redirect the nerves into the phallus
  • You get sexual sensation throughout the phallus
  • You can orgasm but you CANNOT ejaculate (as in cum coming out of your dick)

I made a video about it here:

If you want more info/results, check out this link!

Personal opinion: I think both options are awesome. Personally, my mental state was not ok after top surgery and I don’t think my brain would be able to understand a piece of my skin being somewhere else on my body. Maybe this will change later on. I want a clitoral release with a urethra lengthening but I do not want to close my front hole. Some people want their front hole closed - and thats 100% fine. But it is also 100% fine to not want to close it up as well. I enjoy front penetration way to much!

Hope this helps!

-Chase

March 04 2014, 08:55 PM   •   51 notes   •   Via: chaseross   •   Source: ftmsextalk

Phalloplasty result pictures - 3,5 yr post-op

transphobictrans:

Universitair Ziekenhuis Gent (Hospital: UZG in Belgium)
Surgeons: Prof. Monstrey & Prof. Lumen
Not my own pictures, but have permission to share. Can’t answer questions because of privacy.

Pictures under the cut

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